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Q & A: How do I Restart my Application/Service Regularly from AlwaysUp?

We are currently using AlwaysUp with several executable instances. We need to have these restarted daily due to memory leaks from the application. I don’t see a scheduling restart option in AlwaysUp. I think this could be done through a … Continue reading

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Q & A: Can my CAE/Visio Application Run Properly as a Windows Service?

I must run a Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) application as a service but it doesn’t work with AlwaysUp. I guess that Visio is the problem because the startup phase of the tool runs up to the Visio initialization (via COM) … Continue reading

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Q & A: How do I get AlwaysUp to run Java.exe in the PATH?

I run a Java program EchoLink Proxy as part of Ham Radio networking. A routine update replaced the Java folder with its new version number thus my AlwaysUp Application field to run the program needed manual edit from: C:\Program Files … Continue reading

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Q & A: My VB6 App Doesn’t Refresh in Session 0 — Help!

We have a VB6 application we’re running as a service in AlwaysUp on Windows Server 2012 R2. When we run the application outside of AlwaysUp, the form refreshes fine. When we run the application in AlwaysUp, it can sometimes take … Continue reading

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Q & A: How can I see my Java Console Window when Running as a Service with AlwaysUp?

I am running a Java application as a windows service with AlwaysUp. My JAR starts up fine and seems to be working as expected but I can’t see the Java console window to make sure that there are no errors. … Continue reading

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Q & A: Why is AlwaysUp Reporting the Wrong CPU and Memory for Backup and Sync?

I am using AlwaysUp for Google Backup and Sync as a windows service. My files are syncing but in checking the processes on the server, Backup and Sync is showing 30% CPU usage and 688 MB memory. Yet AlwaysUp in … Continue reading

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Q & A: What Setting will Help AlwaysUp Start my App at Boot?

I’m running on Windows Server 2016. I have noticed on my most recent install that AlwaysUp doesn’t start at boot, I have to do an interactive/RDP login and then open the AlwaysUp GUI to have the services started. Is there … Continue reading

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Q & A: Can I Run Multiple Instances of OneDrive?

I have tried AlwaysUp to let OneDrive run as a service. Everything works perfectly, but is it possible to create multiple OneDrive services? I have tried it and when I start the second service event logs suggest that the application … Continue reading

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Q & A: Why does Dropbox Stop Syncing my Files?

We are currently using AlwaysUp for one of our customers to run Dropbox (inside a terminal server). Lately we have been having an issue where items stop syncing to Dropbox however AlwaysUp says the state is running. In order to … Continue reading

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Q & A: Can AlwaysUp Kill & Restart my Idle Application?

I’m using ncrack to monitor our network. I recently started running it as a windows service under AlwaysUp. Everything is working perfectly except that sometimes ncrack stops capturing traffic. The CPU goes to zero and nothing else is written to … Continue reading

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